BEACON Catalysing European Local Climate Action Conference

On May 21, 2019, in Heidelberg, Germany,  a conference was held on “Catalyzing Climate Action at European and...

Toolkits – Access to justice in environmental matters

There are numerous legal possibilities to protect the environment! To ensure that legal professionals, environmental...

Civil Society and Climate Policy: UfU at the Global NDC Conference in Berlin

Until 2020 all parties that ratified the Paris Agreement must revise their nationally determined contributions (NDCs)...

Ukraine - Kick-Off

New Project on water Management in Ukraine

The project aims to support local authorities in implementing water legislation through capacity building. The...

Examination of Legal Regulation of Plastics in Germany

To what extend are the use, production and recycling of plastics legally regulated in Germany? UfU investigated this...

International Symposium: Access to Environmental Information

The Independent Institute for Environmental Issues had the pleasure to invite highly ranked scholars from different...

Strengthen civil society for the implementation of climate policy

Shortly before the beginning of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP 24) in the Polish city of Katowice, some...

UfU at COP24 – Workshop „Community Energy for ambitious NDCs“

At this year’s  Climate Conference (COP24) in Katowice, UfU will be present with its project partners BUND and...

Experts from Vietnam learned the on-site analysis of heavy metals in soils

From November 5th to 8th 2018, UfU organized a course about the use of mobile X-ray fluorescence analysis for the fast...

Closing events of the project Water Management in Moldova

On October 30 and 31, the closing events for the project "Capacity Building for Local Water Management in the Republic...